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Added 15 January, 2020

A team of researchers from the University of Warwick have built an artificial intelligence they say can detect hyoglycaemic events — drops in blood sugar that can pose a real threat to those with or even without diabetes — looking only at data from a wearable electrocardiograph (ECG). Patients usually have to prick their fingers, sometimes...

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Added 11 January, 2020

U.S. airline Delta is partnering with Utah-based exoskeleton company Sarcos Robotics to test whether its powered suits can help employees at lifting luggage and other repetitive tasks. The company says its Guardian XO exoskeleton can enable users to lift 200 pounds (90 kg) for up to eight hours at a time without risking work injuries or fatigue...

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Added 10 January, 2020

CVS Health, one of the largest pharmacies in the USA is embracing a new kind of treatment. Their push could help mainstream the nascent business of digital therapeutics, which markets apps to help treat conditions like schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis. The first solution available through the service, Sleepio, by Big Health, is a great...

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Added 3 January, 2020

Earlier this year, Domino's Pizza said it would let you track your pizza deliveries using GPS. And, well, the company is now delivering on that promise. Domino's announced today that approximately a quarter of its locations across the US will have the technology in place by the end of this year. In 2020, a "significant portion" of Domino's...

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Added 2 January, 2020

Walmart is about to experiment with autonomous grocery delivery in a big way. The big-box retailer is launching a pilot program in Houston that will use Nuro's self-driving R1 vehicle to shuttle food from "select" stores to customers who've opted into the program. The companies didn't outline how customers would enroll, but Houstonians can...

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Added 26 December, 2019

Lyft is getting into car rentals. The ride-hailing company announced that it’s launching a rental service available in its main smartphone app that will work pretty much just like traditional car rental companies, starting in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, California. The company will also provide renters with two $20 ride credits...

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Added 26 December, 2019

Automated coffee bar manufacturer Cafe X has launched a new version of its Robotic Coffee Bar at San Jose International Airport (SJC). Located in Terminal B, the new automated barista can allegedly handle ten orders simultaneously without mistakes, and the machine can serve a range of drinks including cappuccinos, lattes and iced matcha lattes...

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Added 22 December, 2019

The world’s first “employment agency” offering robots controlled by artificial-intelligence for hire has launched in Israel as a joint venture between SixAI of Israel and Musashi Seimitsu of Japan. The robots are “genuinely autonomous rather than automated” since they are given tasks and then determine their own optimal way to perform the job...

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Added 15 December, 2019

Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline and magniX, a company powering electric aviation, has announced the successful flight of the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft. The successful flight of the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, took...

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Added 15 December, 2019

Off the coast of Rotterdam, Netherlands, a bizarre floating farm is providing locals with a fresh supply of milk.
The farm-boat-combo, created by an aptly-named company called Floating Farm, is an undeniably weird bid to help make cities more self-sustaining — especially in the face of worsening climate change that threatens the area’s...